County briefs 9/4/14

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By The Staff

­Workshop set for trail proposal

The Citrus County Commission will have a public information meeting regarding proposed improvements to the Withlacoochee State Trail from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 15, at the Citrus Springs Community Center, 1570 W. Citrus Springs Blvd.

The open-house-format meeting is regarding construction of a new trail connection from the Withlacoochee State Trail (Gulf Junction Trailhead) to the Dunnellon Trail (County Road 39 Trailhead).


Herbicide treatment planned in area

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will spray the herbicides Clipper, Reward and glyphosate on aquatic weeds through Sept. 19, in Lake Rousseau.

Avoid irrigating five days, or watering livestock one day, using water treated with Reward.

Clipper-treated areas have a five-day irrigation restriction on ornamentals grown in greenhouses or nurseries. 

There is no restriction on the use of treated waters for recreational activities, such as fishing or swimming. There are no restrictions in glyphosate-treated areas.

For information, call Terry Sullivan, regional biologist, at 352-726-8622. 


Veteran Appreciation Week meeting set

The Veterans Appreciation Week Ad Hoc Coordinating Committee will have its monthly coordination meeting for Citrus County’s 22nd annual Veterans Appreciation Week at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, in the conference room of the Citrus County Chronicle building, 1624 N. Meadowcrest Blvd., Crystal River.

All veteran service organizations are encouraged to send representatives to participate in the planning process. Individual veterans are also welcome.

 For more information, call Chris Gregoriou at 352-795-7000.